Should I be worried about the WPA2 vulnerability 'Krack'?

Greg Edwards

  Yes, until your specific device is patched, you are vulnerable to attack.

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Cybersecurity Q&A with WatchPoint CEO, Greg Edwards

Jordan Kadlec

Cyberattacks, data breaches, malware, ransomware - these aren’t new to the headlines, yet the frequency of these incidents and the resultant focus on cybersecurity has dramatically increased.  Why…

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Petya Ransomware - WannaCry's Successor is Here!

Jordan Kadlec

A major cyber-attack is spreading across Europe today (June 27th), shutting down several firms across the continent. The ransomware appears to be a new strain of Petya, which is inspired by the…

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Microsoft & Co Release June Security Updates

Jordan Kadlec

Over the last two weeks, Microsoft, Adobe, Mozilla, Google, and VMWare all released major security updates to their systems. Installing these updates, or ‘patches’ can be a key ingredient to your…

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WannaCry- Fastest Spreading Ransomware Ever

Jordan Kadlec

Cyber criminals are using an exploit kit to distribute the fastest spreading ransomware to-date. The ransomware being distributed is WannaCry 2.0 but is also referenced to as WannaCrypt0r, Wanna…

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Google Docs Phishing Scheme

Jordan Kadlec

A Google Docs phishing scheme is taking the internet by storm this week. A client of ours received an email from one of their colleagues similar to the screenshot below.

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Mole Ransomware: A New Variant of CryptoMix

Jordan Kadlec

A new ransomware called Mole has been found, and it appears to be a version of the CryptoMix family. Additionally, Mole has many similarities to the Revenge and CryptoShield variants which are also…

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WatchPoint Tip of the Week - Employee Ransomware Email Notice

Chris Hartwig

Ransomware attacks have beome a grave threat to businesses across the world. Cybercriminals use data encrypting ransomware to hold a companies data hostage until a ransom of hundreds or several…

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Death of Aaron Hernandez Exploited by Ransomware Cybercriminals

Chris Hartwig

Cybercriminals stooped to new lows this week after the death of Aaron Hernandez. It was reported yesterday that the former New England Patriots tight end and convicted murderer committed suicide in…

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Healthcare Organizations are Biggest Targets for Ransomware

Jordan Kadlec

In 2016, several hospitals and healthcare organizations were hit with ransomware attacks. In fact, between October 2016 and February 2017, 42.77% of cyberattacks targeted healthcare organizations.…

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